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Redemption by Chloe St. Clair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues(5.00 from 1 review)
Sally Buchanan hates the color pink, and she has ever since she was bullied by Crystal three years ago. A day before Sally's 13th birthday, she finds out her mother has secretly planned an entirely pink party and, even worse, invited Crystal. Wishing for blue, her favorite color for three years, Sally and her best friend Jamie navigate the perilously pink road to the dreaded 13th birthday party.
Midnight Baseball by Bob Pajich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.
Movement: A Short Story about Autism in the Future by Nancy Fulda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
This story was nominated for the 2011 Hugo and Nebula awards. When her concerned parents investigate a neurological treatment that could change her life forever, Hannah must decide who she really is -- and who she wishes to become. Originally published in the March 2011 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.
Abused - A Daughter's Story by L.L. Bartlett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Emily Miller knew her life was about to change forever the day her mother said, "I'm pregnant." She'd hear those words again and again--and with every pregnancy Emily's father changed from bad to worse. For years the Miller family suffered through his rages. It took a terrible loss for the family to regroup, and all the love Emily can muster to save her siblings.
Lonesome Serenity by Hannah Mo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am alone. Or am I? Surely no one has felt this alone. Surely no one has lived my pain. If only you could understand my sick muse like I do. Yet maybe if I show this small piece, you too can feel it. Tell me, am I alone?
Cheery Red by Alicia Thomas-Woolf
You set the price! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Jane doesn't remember. Jane doesn't know that she doesn't remember. She seldom talks, much less questions her life, a life with a boring half day job and an overbearing mother. But when she is forced to go on a blind date, questions make a surprise appearance... and her boring life is threatened with frightening answers. This is a short story.
Girl in Alaska Stories - Part Two by C. Elisabeth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Her Alaskan journey continues. Are men changing her or is she changing men? In this second in a series of short stories, she gets lost in all that men have to offer; their world is her playground. Now settled in first duty station in the last frontier, things get tumultuous.
Girl in Alaska Stories - Part One by C. Elisabeth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
She grew from girl to woman in a world of men. Nineteen years old, a camouflage clad ingenue. Newly arrived at her first duty station in the last frontier. Home and high school, friends and family were three thousand miles away from this Alaskan spring full of attractive men and eye-opening experiences. What would she allow to mold her the most? First book of short stories in series.
Emerging Legacy: A Story of the Wolverine's Daughter by Doranna Durgin
Series: The Wolverine's Daughter, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 49 novels and stories. Emerging Legacy is a story featuring the Wolverine's Daughter, in which the slavers who capture Kelyn's youthful hunting pack also threaten her village, which depends on the meat and trade pelts the pack brings in. But except for Kelyn, the pack is drugged…and Kelyn's nickname is Kelyn the Clumsy.
The Road to Goodbye by R.E. Cruz Caceres
Price: Free! Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
If Diego Hidalgo closes his eyes and thinks he can remember his life before it all changed. Diego is 18 years old and about to leave the old neighborhood. But before he does, he needs to find a way out. The Road to Goodbye is the story of Diego's plan and the obstacles that conspire to keep him in the barrio forever.
Black Diamond by David Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
A Texas boy in the 1950's learns about beginnings, endings, and the wheel of life at an old man's Black Diamond watermelon stand. This story earned a prize from Writer's Digest.
The Fence by Lusty Soul
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Fence is all that stands between us and our animal nature. It serves as a boundary, keeps us safe and civilized until darkness falls and the enclosure fails...unleashing something into the night that is not quite human...
I Can Do Anything by Ron Aylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
Mr. November by Saul Tanpepper
Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense(4.00 from 1 review)
Hoping to finally reconcile the memory of his brother’s horrific death, a man returns to his childhood hometown and the house that has haunted him since that long-ago Halloween night. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Mr. November is at once a ghost story, a coming-of-age tale, and a tribute to a favorite American pasttime.
Mick's Landing by Jacob Lander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Jacob Lander vividly describes a walk through the city of Cardiff, South Wales, and the thoughts of the central character, Mick, as he goes on a voyage of discovery. There are four additional pieces providing more background information from Mick's past and future.
Ricky by E.E.O'BRIEN
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Inside the mind of Nate, who is is babysitting his drug addicted and LSD fuelled best friend, Ricky. Meanwhile Ricky is going through Hell, just to stare at Heaven below him as he coasts on high highs. The best thing you will read this week, and it's only 700 words.
A Little Guy with Big Dreams That Are Soooo Totally Not Gonna Happen by Ernest Antwi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the coming of age story of a tall lanky boy with knock-knees who tried to find his place in life by trying to write like his favourite author. The story journals his mischievous escapades, his awful shyness of girls, the reality of the world around him, and his brazen efforts to publish the book, although he was told to forget about that, as it was never going to happen.
Peripheral by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit(5.00 from 1 review)
A young Filipina on a small island has oddly spaced eyes. She is made fun of. But then one day the tables turn in her favor. Rating: G (ok for all ages). Approx. 1800 words.
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